Dinesh Pandiyan

Updated on 22-05-2023


A Complete Guide to PTE Exam Fees in India and Registration Procedures

A Complete Guide to PTE Exam Fees in India and Registration Procedures

PTE (Pearson Test of English) is a computer-based English language test, conducted by the Pearson PLC group. It evaluates the English language proficiency of non-native English speakers, students and immigrants. Students who want to pursue graduate courses in English-speaking countries can take the PTE Academic test. "The PTE Exam Fee is INR 13,038 with an additional 18% tax payable of INR 2,862, bringing the total PTE exam cost to INR 15,900". It measures the reading, listening, speaking and writing skills of the candidates. You will find 20 different question types in the PTE test. 

PTE Academic is accepted by over 3000 universities worldwide, including countries such as the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the United States, Ireland, Germany, and Singapore. It is flexible for the candidates since they can schedule the test 48 hours in advance and reschedule as needed. They can also attempt the test without any restrictions. In this article, you can find information about different types of PTE exam fees and registration procedures for the PTE exam.

PTE Exam Fees in India

Students must pay the registration fee before appearing in the exam. The PTE registration fee for Indian students is ₹15900 INR. It is only valid if you book the slot two days before the test date. Look at the following table to know about different types of PTE exam fee in India.

PTE exam types PTE exam fee (₹)
PTE Academic ₹15900 INR
PTE Academic Online ₹15900 INR
PTE Academic UKVI ₹15900 INR
PTE Home A1 ₹13500 INR
PTE Home A2 ₹13500 INR
PTE Home B1 ₹13500 INR

Also read: PTE score chart

PTE Exam Fee - Rescheduling and Cancellation Charges


You can cancel or reschedule the appointment at any time you want. But, try to do it as early as possible to reduce the cancellation fee. Find more details below to understand the fee policy.

PTE Rescheduling Fee 

You can reschedule your PTE test without any charges if there are at least 14 full calendar days remaining before your test date. However, if you are opting to reschedule your test between 8 and 13 full calendar days prior to the original test date, you will be required to pay 50% of the original test fee. If you reschedule your test 7 full calendar days or less before your original test date, you will need to pay the full test fee again, and there will be no refund provided.

PTE Cancellation Fee

You can cancel your PTE test with a full refund by placing the cancellation request at least 14 full calendar days before the test date. If you cancel the test within 13 and 8 full calendar days before the test, you will get a 50% refund. You will not get any percentage of refunds if you cancel the test 7 full calendar days or less before your scheduled test date. 

PTE Score Review - Charges

You can request to review the PTE score through PTE official website if you are not satisfied with your score. You need to pay USD 50 as a fee for the score review service. If the reviewed score indicates that the original PTE score was accurate, then you will be informed and your test fee will not be refunded. If the score review proves your claim was correct, then you will receive a credit voucher which can be used for booking another test or you will get the full refund. 

PTE Late Registration Fee

One of the advantageous factors in the PTE exam is you can book your seat 48 hours in advance. If you book your seat within 48 hours in advance, you have to pay ₹695, in addition to the PTE registration fee. 

PTE Rescoring Fee

If you are unhappy with your PTE score, you can request rescoring. Your spoken responses and open-ended written responses will be rescored. In rescoring, if any score change occurs, either in overall or communicative PTE scores, your rescoring fee will be refunded. If the score changes, you will get a PTE score report with a replacement of the new score with the previous score. You can contact the Customer Support Team within 14 calendar days after you receive your score. The Customer Support Team will let you know about the rescoring fee. 

How to Register for the PTE Exam?

To register for the PTE exam, use the following 6 simple steps.

  1. Go to Pearson PTE official website.
  2. Select ‘Book a Test’ which is at the top right corner of the website.
  3. Search the preferred location and select the test centre near you.
  4. Choose the date and time of your Exam. Then, you will be asked to create (or sign in) a MyPTE account.
  5. Complete your MyPTE profile. And, remember to read the ID policy to know which forms of IDs are acceptable to take with you to the test. 
  6. Review the Booking details and submit your order.


This blog provides information about the registration fee for the PTE exam . Use the steps we have laid out to book your PTE seat. Your preparation level will determine your PTE score. So, prepare yourself or join a PTE coaching service. 


1. What is the fees for PTE exam in India?

PTE Academic test takers must pay the exam registration fee. The PTE exam fee in India is ₹15900 INR. This fee is applicable only if you book your seat 14 days before the test date.

2. Is PTE easier than IELTS?

Most of the students believe that attempting the PTE exam gives good results. But, in reality, students tried the IELTS exam previously before moving to PTE, which could improve their skills. Repeatedly, studies have shown that there is a very minimal difference in the scores between the PTE and IELTS.

3. What is the PTE passing score?

The PTE exam does not set any minimum passing score. But, a score of 50-60 out of the total range of 10-90 is considered an appropriate score for any candidate. 

4. How much PTE score is required for Australia?

You must obtain a minimum PTE academic score of 42 to get eligible for a student visa in Australia. A minimum score of 36 is accepted if you have done at least 10 weeks of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS).

5. Can I get PR in Australia with PTE?

The Australian Government accepts PTE academics with proof of English language proficiency skills to obtain an Australian PR Visa. The Australian Department of Home Affairs set a standardized minimum score for various English proficiency skills - listening, reading, writing, and speaking.


About Author Dinesh Pandiyan

Dinesh is a highly experienced content writer who specializes in language proficiency tests like IELTS, GRE, PTE, TOEFL, and study abroad. He provides valuable insights and tips to students on various modules of these tests, including reading, writing, speaking, and listening. His articles are well-researched, informative, and engaging, offering practical guidance to students looking to succeed in their academic pursuits. Additionally, Dinesh has coordinated with IELTS trainers to prepare test preparation materials, guides, practice tests, and mock tests, and worked closely with counsellors for study abroad consultancy, providing guidance on choosing the right institution, preparing for interviews, and writing effective statements of purpose (SOP) and letters of recommendation (LOR). Students can benefit from Dinesh's comprehensive knowledge and experience by checking out his articles.

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